Valuation, Modeling & Economics

Strategic planning and transactions are critical moments for companies, and we guide you through valuation and business modeling implications to better understand the impact on your business.

Related topics Strategy and Transactions

What EY can do for you

Our VME professionals perform high-quality valuations of companies and individual assets that recognize the need for transparent and robust valuations that satisfy corporate, regulatory and accounting requirements. Our experienced professionals also bring excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence to provide clients with integrated solutions and advanced decision support. We help clients advance their strategic, financial and tax agendas through corporate finance, the use of analytics and economic analyses. We continue to build our existing competencies and aggressively invest in skills that enable our clients to make better decisions involving transactions, funding capital expansion and optimizing operations.


Justifying the value of assets and liabilities has grown more complex and critical for most businesses. Our experienced professionals bring excellence in accounting, taxation and financial due diligence, providing integrated solutions that help clients make better quality decisions around value. We help clients advance their strategic, financial and tax agendas through a combination of corporate finance and valuation analyses.


Our Business Modeling professionals provide robust quantitative analysis and insight, while leveraging advanced data science, mathematics and statistical skills, to provide robust, evidenced-based analytics to inform our clients’ strategic and operational decision making around all elements of the capital agenda. Often reporting directly to a company’s most senior executives, we enhance our clients’ understanding of costs, benefits, uncertainties and risks to enable more confident, strategic decisions and judgements around capital allocation. We employ tools and techniques to deliver predictive and prescriptive analytics, including the use of financial modeling solutions.

Building an effective business model, whether it‘s to evaluate a transaction, a new market opportunity or for other strategic purposes, is a complex and difficult task. In addition, clients often place reliance on a business model and require a degree of independent comfort that such business model is free from logical errors. Our Business Modeling professionals also help clients carry out the model review, model support and model-build activities our clients need to make key decisions and improve strategic outcomes.

Economic advisory

EY helps you understand and improve overall economic strategy to identify opportunities and risks hidden within your data. With rigorous models, you’ll be able to forecast more accurately and better manage decisions.  We help inform strategic, commercial, investment and transaction decisions by combining an analytical economic skill set to understand real-world client needs supported by our services:

  • Pricing
  • Demand forecasting
  • Customer behavior and growth strategy
  • Margin and unit economic optimization

Fairness opinions

An independent fairness opinion can help the board mitigate risk by augmenting its transaction review process, strengthening its fiduciary oversight and protecting shareholder value. When executives pursue transactions, they face heightened scrutiny, increasing complexity and rising shareholder activism. Board members need to be diligent, objective and transparent when they evaluate a merger, acquisition, divestiture or other material transaction. Learn more.

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